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died and were buried far from home. nhk world reports from pyongyang. >> reporter: parents or siblings of the group's members died of illness or hunger while interned by the soviet military. it occupied what is now north korea right after the war. the group arrived in pyongyang on saturday. they visited a site where the dead were first buried, then a hill where the gd more than 20 japanese journalists to cover the visit. some japanese are praying for the family members and relatives at their grave site. this is the first visit of its kind since world war ii. japan's health ministry says some 35,000 japanese died in the area. but it says the remains of about 20,000 have not been returned. the group left memorial markers, offered sweets and liquor and prayed for the repose of their loved ones' souls. >> translator: my feelings are complex. i'm sorry to have kept you waiting in such a distant place, and i'm thankful to you for waiting. >> translator: we all feel great joy at being able to pray for them here today. i deeply appreciate all the efforts people have undertaken to make this vis
at the graves of relatives who died in post-war north korea. the 16 travelers arrived in pyongyang saturday to visit the cemetery. the japanese nationals buried there died of disease or hunger when interned by the soviet military after world war ii. the group spent sunday touring pyongyang where they spent their childhood. north korean officials showed them the sites including buildings built during japan's colonial era. the travelers will visit the cemetery on monday in the capital city. about 2,400 japanese people were reportedly buried there. >> translator: i think this visit to the graves will bring some sort of relief to the relatives. >> north korean officials have allowed japanese media to cover the trip. analysts say this could mean a thawing of relations. >>> premier wen jiabao made the comment at a ceremony in the great hall of the people in beijing. hu jintao and others attended the event. foreign dignitaries were among the 1,000 guests. >> translator: china will pursue an independent foreign policy of peace and firmly safeguard its national sovereignty and territorial integrity.
've been visiting the north korean capital pyongyang since saturday. we went to a popular new attraction on tuesday. staff at this aquarium say this dolphin show started in the summer. the highlights is a dance sequence involving a woman and dolphins. the performance is the first of its kind in north korea. >> translator: it's great fun. >> translator: it's the first time i've seen the dolphins up close. it was exciting. >> excitement and fun is what the new leader is promoting of kim jong-un created a government agency responsible for overseeing theme parks. experts say he's trying to define himself as a caring leader. the idea is simple. children, adults, even uniformed soldiers who flock to popular spots have a good time, then think of kim. >> translator: it's great. >> translator: kim jong-un cares for us as workers. i can't tell you how thankful we are. i feel like i can relieve a whole day's stress by enjoying attractions here. >> it's not just rides but restaurants, too. north korean officials want the world to know their country is changing. this newly opened italian restaurant o
, pyongyang, since saturday. we went to a popular new attraction on tuesday. staff at this aquarium say this dolphin show started in the summer. the highlight is a dance sequence involving a woman and dolphins. the performance is the first of its kind in north korea. >> translator: it's a great fun. >> translator: it's the first time i've seen the dolphins up close. it was exciting. >> reporter: excitement and fun are what the country's new leader seems to be promoting. kim jong-un created a government agency responsible for overseeing theme parks. experts say he's trying to define himself as a caring leader. the idea is simple. children, adults, even uniformed soldiers who flock to popular spots have a good time, then think of kim. >> translator: it's great. >> marshall kim john ung cares for us as workers. i can't tell you how thankful we are. i feel like i can relieve a whole day's stress by enjoying attractions here. >> reporter: it's not just rides. it's restaurants, too. north korean officials want the world to know their country is changing. this newly opened italian restaurant o
korea more effectively than ever before. especially those who are better off. p'yongyang are receiving information and those along the border with china. bombard the place with as much information as possible. and your first question, i see no evidence that kim jong-un is prepared to change north korea. his actions, shoot-to-kill orders suggest he is as determined to keep the people of north korea under his thumb pro recent report says he has of pride there is a picture with mickey mouse. i think this public relations. kim jong-il was good at public relations speaking to the international media up. i doubt this plays at all even if north koreans know kim jong-un has a wife it would make the difference to them. >> as far as the changes i the gay are effective western media and policy makers attire taken been how hand beg choice how he now allows peat said. it is no longer not allowed. there are changes happening this his purging that naturally happens. but leon panetta said we don't want to buy the same horse twice. we don't want to see buying into the same to cost the lives of the peop
journalist who is living a multiband called peking. he had secured a very rare visa to go to pyongyang and had written an article for his publication about it and said his translation of hoping that "the wall street journal" published it. and i was really blown away by it. it is completely eye-opening, especially as description of the public were shut of kim il-sung who is the leader of north korea. it was like reading a chapter from 1984. george orwell's vision had come to life a few years earlier and the democratic people's republic of korea. i couldn't get by the line of the italian journalist article out of my head. when i got off the plane and peking, i kiss the ground, happy to be back in a free country, a free country, china in 1981? i've been there. i knew china was sent brave. was it really possible that there could be a place that north korea could be worse? 30 years later, we know the answer to that question. north korea is the world's most repressive state. the people are the sites that they can regime, which controls every aspect of their life, even whether they get to be.
. and the visa did go to pyongyang and he'd written an article for his publication about it and the translation to be hoping that "the wall street journal" will publish at. of course they did, and i was really blown away by it. it was completely eye opening especially his description of the public worship of the general who was then the leader of north korea to reduce like reading a chapter from 1984. george orwell's vision had come to light a few years earlier and the democratic people's republic of korea. i also as the years went by i couldn't get the closing line of the italian journalist arbuckle when i got off the plane i kissed the ground happy to be back in a free country. a free country? china in 1981? i knew china wasn't free. what was really possible that there could be placed that north korea could be worse? 30 years later we know the answer to that question. north korea is the world's most repressive state. people enslaved in the family regime which controls the every aspect of their lives even whether they get to eat. religion was banned. there is no rule flow and proceeds politica
. workers lined up on the a hill in pyongyang to offer flowers to the statues of the late kim jong song and kim jong-il. state media oy reported kim visited the palace where the bodies of his grandfather and father lie in state. an editorial in the workers party newspaper called on the party to unite under the new leader in order to show its authority and power. it said the party is capable of accomplishing anything. experts believe north korea's new regime hopes to tighten its control of the country while strengthning the role of the party. >>> g-7 finance ministers and central bank governors will put eir heads together again to try to fd a way to keep the global economy from stalling. they're getting ready to meet in folk tokyo. their discussions are happening on the sidelines of the international monetary fund and world bank meetings. this is the first group of 7 meeting since april when ministers met in washington. they're trying to find ways to create steady growth despite europe's lingering debt crisis. representatives from eurozone countries are expected to look for support for t
overseen the celebrations. north koreans lined up on the hill in pyongyang to offer flowers in front of statues of the late heads of state kim il-song. kim visited the palace where his father and grandfather lie in state. an editorial called to unite under the new leader to show authority and power. it said the party is capable of accomplishing anything. experts believe north korea's new regime hopes to tighten its control of the country, while strengthening the role of the party. >>> european leaders have put their heads together over an over again to try to fix the problems they share. still economists at international monetary fund say they need to do more to ease concerns about their debt. the imf released its semiannual report on the stability of the global financial system. it said the risks to stability are on the rise. nhk world's ron madison is covering the imf world bank meetings here in tokyo. >> european leaders find themselves in a sense of debt deja vu. they've wrestled together and separately to solve budget problems. once again, they find themselves listening to some
way for a major celebrations in pyongyang on july 27th, the day north korea regards as the anniversary of its victory over the united states. the sources also say the north intends to invite many foreign media, and foreign dignitaries. they expect the north to seize the opportunity to propose that the united states replace the armistice with a peace treaty. north korean leader kim jong-un will likely attend the event to make the proposal himself. this april north korea invited more than 44 media organizations to cover the centenary of the birth of the late north korean leader king il-sung. the people who run japan's only >>> south koreans have celebrated one here years since her birth. the commemorations comes amid a territorial dispute. about 1,200 people attended the event in south korea. the mayor of the place where she was born hoped people will pass on their stories to future generations. >> i hope she will be loved by people in both japan and korea as a symbol of friendship and good will between the two countries. >> organizationers released a statement calling on the united nati
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range of north korea. the move is to deter military action from pyongyang which test fired its own missile in april. that test launch was not successful. >>> in the philippines, a major break through on piece. they announce a peace deal. those rebels have been battling the government for the past 15 years. they would establish an autonomous region for a minority population in the south a. in israel the country's military has shut down an unmanned drone over the desert. in a statement, he said israel views the flyover very severely and it's considering a response. it's not clear where the drone originated from. it was not carried any weapons or explosives. >>> it's election day in venezuela and polls are now open. world leaders will now be watching this one. president hugo chavez is seeking a fourth term there. >>> a north korean soldier has done what very few others have been able to. he defected to the south and told authorities when he got there, he had just killed his superior. cnn's paula hancocks has details. >> reporter: it's not unknown but certainly rare for someone to esca
military traffic out of pyongyang. this is as a result of the test fire back in april. >>> a cleric is set to be arraigned on tuesday. he faced a federal charge in new york yesterday for his first court appearance. he has one eye and wasn't allowed to wear either of his prosthetic arms. he and four other suspects arrived from london early saturday after a legal battle. >>> three shells fired from syrian troops crossed into turkey yesterday. villagers could hear gunfire from their homes. turkish troops fired back. the u.s. security is concerned about the exchange of fire saying the conflict could broaden. >>> it is election day in venezuela. hugo chavez is hoping ho old onto his power but he's facing the strongest challenge from his oppo opposing candidate. >> reporter: he called an impromptu speech on the eve of sunday. he said our election will be transparent and fair. they say the result will be very legitimate and they've gone to great lengths to make sure everyone can vote and it's free and fair. the electoral process on sunday will be fair and is one of the most automated systems in t
reservoir. the following marked caisson, pyongyang kuwait city. the next to last one marked beirut, kuwait, somalia. the final barrier to the needs of the marine corps' most recent battles, nazarbayev, baghdad and falluja. as we exited the wire, suddenly the battle being stopped and we became part of history ourselves. no strange to think that just 11 years ago last night we all went to bed usefully without any notion the following morning we were going to be thrown, ready or not into what became the longest war in american history. it's hard now for me to imagine words like falluja and now soraya and had beat the without having some sort of an emotional response. is hard to remember what was like to think about a day like september 11th with all the emotions it brings out. but it's also equally difficult to remember all my classmates and what we were all like for this great bird before placed on our shoulders, worst in us to grow faster than any us imagined we'd have to. our country's response to 9/11 really brought up the best and many of us end of the sort of a silver lining around the
. pyongyang says that professionals the south and its allies are plotting to invade the country. most experts question whether north korea has mastered the technology needed to launch an attack against the u.s. >>> a post-debate for mitt romney has him leading in at least one poll. a survey by pew research shows mitt romney now holds a 4-point lead over the president, 49% to 45%. it amounts to a huge swing for the former governor who trailed the president by 8 points in pew's previous poll, just about a month ago, 51-43. the poll shows romney's favorability is rising and he is making gains among women and hispanic voters. >>> mitt romney and president obama will be campaigning in the heartland today. romney will be visiting iowa. it will be the gop nominee easily seventh trip to iowa since finishing second in that state's caucuses in january. romney will visit ohio where the president will be this afternoon. mr. obama will be at ohio state university in columbus. he has campaigned on more than 30 college campuses this year. the first lady campaigning for the president today here in northern v
's of p'yongyang. i hope president obama gives this book to everyone in his staff certainly everyone involved with asia policy. for policymakers and important book to understand the dimensions of the tragedy. thank you for coming today >> you're watching booktv on c-span2, 48 hours of nonfiction authors and books every weekend. >> coming up, booktv preps "after words," an hourlong program where we invite guest hosts to interview authors. this week legal journalist john jenkins and his book "the partisan: the life of william rehnquist." in it, the publisher of cq press details the early career and the 33-year supreme court tenure of the former chief justice. he talks with supreme court reporter and the biographer for justices o'connor and scalia, joan biskupic. >> host: welcome, john jenkins. >> guest: thank you. >> host: we're here to talk about "the partisan: the life of william rehnquist." i'm going to start with one general question just to give our viewers a sense of who the chief justice is and why william rehnquist was important. there have only been 17 chiefs, correct? >> gues
journalist who was living in what the then called pay publish peck king. he had a visa to go to pyongyang and had written ant article for his publication about it and sent a translation to me hoping the asian wall street journal would publish it. of course we did, and i was really blown away by it. it was completely eye-opening to me, especially his description of the mass public worship of kim il-sung, who was the leader of north korea. it was like reading 1984. george ore well's vision had come to life a few years earlier in the democratic people's'm of korea. i couldn't get the closing line of the italian journalists article out of my head. it read: when i got off the plane in be king, i kissed theground, happy to be back in a free country. a free con tri? china, in 1981? i'd been there i knew china wasn't free. was it really possible there could be a place that was -- that north korea could be worse? 30 years later, we know the answer to that question. north korea is the world's most repressive state. its people are the slaves of the kim family regime, which controls every aspect of
to pyongyang and had written an article for his publication and send a translation to be hoping the asian wall street journal would publish it. we did and i was blown away by it. it was completely eye opening, especially his description of public worship of the leader of north korea. it was like reading at chapter from 1984. george orwell's vision had come to life of few years earlier in the democratic's people republic of korea. i couldn't get the closing line of the italian journalist out of my head. it read when i got off the plane, i kissed the ground, happy to be back in a free country, a free country? china in 1981? i knew china wasn't free. was it possible there could be a place, that north korea could be worse? 30 years later we know the answer to that question. north korea is the world's most repressive state. its people are the slaves of the kim family regime which controls every aspect of their lives, even whether they get to eat. religion is banned. there is no rule of law and political infractions are harsh punishment. punishment i should add that is often needed out to three gene
. he had secured a very where visa to go to pyongyang and had written an article for his publication about and said the translation to hoping to me "the wall street journal" will publish it. and he did. i was blown away by it. it was eye opening especially his description of the mass public worship of kim il sung of north korea. there was like reading a chapter from 1984. george orwell's vision had come to life a few years earlier in the democratic republic peoples of korea. also as the years went by, i couldn't get the closing line of the italian journalist article out of my head. it read when i got off of the plane on a kissed the ground happy to be back in a free country. china in 1981? i had been there and i knew china was not free. was it really possible there could be a place that north korea could be worse? for 30 years later we know the answer to that question. north korea is the world's most repressive state. it's people are the slaves of the family regime which controls every aspect of their lives. even whether they get to eat. religion is banned, there is no rule of law an
or heading straight for pyongyang? any sense of their awareness of the need to talk to us about it, if not coordinate? you know, what are we going to do, guys, if the place falls apart? we don't want to fight each other again, do we? that's the question to roy. the broader question, and i would have asked this of the secretary. as we describe what we have to do because of what they're going to do and what all our friends and allies are doing, we are describing an enormous arms race, aren't we? building in response, counterresponse, ect., and yet we have the budget thing. how do we -- is it naive to think in terms of can we somehow deal with all of this without a built in arms race with all of that implied? thank you. >> go ahead. >> i actually thought christian might ask that question. i flush is out in the chapter, important to hear what i'm not saying as well as what i am saying. the evidence in my view supports the judgment that the pla's prepared to operate unilaterally. we have little evidence of cooperation between the forces of the military region and the green people's army
of nongovernment groups from south korea is planning to drop anti-pyongyang leaflets in north korea on monday. some of them containing a single u.s. dollar. if they do, the north is threatening to retaliate with a merciless military strike. >>> hackers in russia and iran have hit major banks in the u.s. again this week. capital one, bb&t and hsbc banks reported cyber attacks that affected their websites. computer security experts say it doesn't look like any money or customer information was stolen but this is the fifth straight week of these attacks. >>> 37 minutes past the hour. striking beauty and a wicked sense of humor. i'm going to go one-on-one with vivica fox to talk about her new show "prank my mom." you won't believe how far this lady will go for a laugh. my next of kin. at 33 years old, i was having a heart attack. now i'm on a bayer aspirin regimen. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. i didn't know this could happen so young. take control, talk to your doctor. i didn't know this could happen so young. i don't know what shape that is ..
desk written by the italian journalist and had secured of very rare be set to go to p'yongyang and had written an article about it and send me a translation hope in the asian "wall street journal" would publish it. we did. i was blown away. it is i opening even with the mass public worship that was the then leader like reading a chapter from 1984. george orwell's position came to light and i could not get to the closing line at of my head. it read when i got off the plane i kissed the ground happy to be back in a free country. china? 1981? i had been there. it was not free. was a possible there could be a place that north korea could be worse? thirty years later we know the answer. it is the world's most progressive state. people aren't slaves of the kim family regime. they control even if they get to eat. religion, and no rule of law , percy political infractions are met with harsh 10-- punishment meted out three generations of political fender knows when he goes to present his parents and his children will pare -- probably go with him. there are 200,000 north koreans today in the gul
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